Book Discussion on The War Behind Me
Deborah Nelson talked about The War Behind Me: Inside the Army’s Secret Archive of Investigations (Basic Books; November 3, 2008).… read more
Deborah Nelson talked about The War Behind Me: Inside the Army’s Secret Archive of Investigations (Basic Books; November 3, 2008). She offers a personal perspective of the Vietnam war through interviews with Vietnam veterans about their experiences. Interwoven with the interviews are results of internal military investigations that provide insight into previously undisclosed facts about the actions of U.S. soldiers in Vietnam. She responded to audience members questions following her remarks.
Deborah Nelson won the Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting in 1997. She is currently the Carnegie Visiting Professor at the University of Maryland College of Journalism and was previously an investigative reporter at the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, the Seattle Times, and the Chicago Sun-Times. close
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